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Court Bonds 07.16.2019

The New Jersey Guardianship Filing Process

The New Jersey rules for filing for guardianship are rather complex and extensive. As a result of amendments to the state court rules made effective on September 1, 2016, guardianship petitions must be initiated using specific forms prepared by…
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The New Jersey Guardianship Filing Process
Court Bonds 06.27.2019

Guardianship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled

Adults who were formerly competent but are now disabled or “incapacitated,” meaning they lose the ability to take care of themselves, may need to have a guardian appointed to make informed decisions for them. Guardians…
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Guardianship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled
Court Bonds 06.27.2019

New Mexico Guardianship Reforms Provide New Protections

New Mexico has enacted new guardianship and conservatorship law reforms requiring certification and training for guardians and conservators while setting up a standard grievance process for complaints regarding treatment of conservatees and wards under court…
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New Mexico Guardianship Reforms Provide New Protections
Court Bonds 06.26.2019

Conservators Versus Guardians in New Jersey

Conservatorship and Guardianship are different in the State of New Jersey but have one chief characteristic in common: they are used to get people the care that they need. The chief difference between a guardianship…
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Conservators Versus Guardians in New Jersey
Court Bonds 06.25.2019

The Difference Between Guardianship and Custody

Guardianship and custody can both involve the act of taking some amount of care for a child, but there are key differences between the two. Custody is something you can only have of a minor child. Guardianship,…
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The Difference Between Guardianship and Custody
Court Bonds 06.18.2019

Common New York Surrogate’s Court Proceedings

Surrogate’s Courts are established in each county in the State of New York to hear cases regarding how to sort out the affairs and assets of people who have died. But Surrogate’s Courts in New…
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Common New York Surrogate’s Court Proceedings
Court Bonds 04.11.2019

A Guardian’s Requirements in New York Surrogate’s Court

When someone is found to be incapacitated or unable to make key decisions for themselves, the New York Surrogate’s Court may appoint that person a guardian. What does the court require you to do to…
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A Guardian’s Requirements in New York Surrogate’s Court
Court Bonds 04.10.2019

New York Guardianship Fiduciary Bonds

In New York, a guardian may have to purchase a court ordered guardianship fiduciary bond to protect the person who needs a guardian, not the guardian him or herself. This bond ensures that the ward…
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New York Guardianship Fiduciary Bonds
Court Bonds 03.08.2019

Conservatorship vs. Guardianship

Both conservators and guardians are appointed to assist with the financial needs of a minor, disabled, or elderly person. Both have court ordered authority to make decisions for someone who is a minor, elderly, incapacitated,…
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Conservatorship vs. Guardianship